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Smart investors look for some stock gems amid the rubble

USA Today – Given the stock market’s wretched performance this year, your current retirement plan may involve a modest part-time job, such as woodworking or forgery. Before you take up a life of crime, however, remember that really rotten markets […]

Asia plunges futher into financial chaos

Telegraph.co.uk – A move by US and European central banks, as well as by central banks in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Australia and South Korea, to slash borrowing costs has failed to reassure investors. "It’s impossible to predict the bottom, […]

Wall Street Finance “Banking” On Hollywood?

CNBC – The Wall Street fallout is having aftershocks throughout the economy, but believe it or not, the entertainment industry is having no problem securing bank-financed credit. Sure, it’s not boom time, but the fact that media companies are able […]

Auction Of Hedge Fund Manager’s Former House Brings To Mind Troubled U.S. Economy

Hartford Courant – Michael Lauer’s estate in the prestigious backcountry neighborhood of this wealthy town looks almost as troubled as the U.S. economy. The grounds are overgrown with waist-high weeds. A pool cover is filled with filthy, stagnant water. Inside, […]

A Hedge Fund Like No Other

Washington Post – Given the panic in Washington over the financial markets, it is virtually certain that Congress will soon pass some form of the bailout plan the Treasury put forward last week. This is not an ideal proposal, particularly […]

Bernanke: ‘We have lost control': Economist recounts talk with Feds Chairman

TMCnet – Several months ago, economist David Hale had a private meeting with Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, who was trying to ward off a recession by lowering interest rates and increasing the money supply in the economy. The problem […]

Hedge Funds Raise Cash To Repay, Not Reinvest

Seeking Alpha – Some analysts say a big-picture trend presently unfolding involves hedge funds and other players unwinding bets on commodities/foreign currencies and plowing the proceeds into U.S. financial and other stocks. They are doing this for valuation reasons and […]

Medvedev demands action to lure funds into Russian mkt

Forbes – Russia’s government and central bank must act to lure additional funds into its financial market, President Dmitry Medvedev said on Thursday. "The government and central bank should undertake all necessary measures to ensure inflows of additional funds into […]

Hedge fund Paulson to weigh buying bank stocks: report

MSN MoneyCentral – Paulson & Co, a prominent New York hedge fund, will weigh buying shares or convertible bonds in banks and other financial institutions that need capital, the Financial Times reported on its website on Sunday. John Paulson, its […]

Fund manager DEGI buys $247 mln Polish business park

Reuters UK – DEGI, a fund management unit of Aberdeen Property Investors, has bought one of Warsaw’s biggest business parks for 167 million euros (135 million pounds) in a bid to boost its exposure to Poland’s fast-growing economy. The 43,700 […]

Sexism and the city: you dont need men when you run $60bn in assets

The Independant – Susan Solovay, founder of a New York-based fund of hedge funds, explains to Martin Baker why her strategy of investing only with female managers will pay off – and why Warren Buffett is in fact a woman […]

Dollar near 1-mth high vs euro before US jobs

Forbes – The dollar edged up towards a one-month high against the euro on Friday before monthly U.S. jobs data later in the day, with investors viewing the report as a key hurdle for whether the U.S. currency can sustain […]

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